To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress his Department has made on preparations for the next Strategic Defence and Security Review; and what recent discussions he has had with stakeholders in that review.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
26 January 2015
The next Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) will be a matter for after the General Election and will be coordinated by the Cabinet Office. We remain focussed on the delivery of SDSR 2010. My Department is preparing for the Review; including using its extensive relationships with the Defence community, academia and think tanks to develop our thinking.